Lancaster University


Lancaster University is approaching its 50th anniversary with a world class reputation as a centre for excellence in teaching, scholarship and research. Ranked in the top one percent of universities in the world and listed at 145 in the Times Higher Education international table, Lancaster continues to sustain its reputation for teaching and research excellence both nationally and internationally.

Lancaster University offers a welcoming global community. Nearly 2,500 international students from more than a 100 countries study at Lancaster, while international staff from 60 countries constitute one third of our academic staff.

  • Year established
  • Location
    Central England
  • Registered students
  • Students satisfaction

Academic specialism

  • Politics and International Relations, including Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, Conflict, Development and Security, Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, International Relations and PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics);
  • Law, including International and European Law, Human Rights and Business & Corporate Law;
  • Management and Business, including Accounting & Finance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, HR, Marketing and Economics;
  • Engineering, including Electronic, Chemical, Mechanical, Safety, Smart Systems, Sustainable and Nuclear Engineering;
  • Computing and Communications, including Computer Science, Wireless Communications and Cyber Security;
  • Mathematics and Statistics.


Canteen Learning zone Campus
Lancaster University
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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+441524 65201

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The University is located only three miles (five kilometres) outside the historic city of Lancaster, and the city is just half an hour south of the world famous national parks of the Lake District. Major cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh and London are easy to reach.